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Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 13 Jun 2013, 01:10
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By john2k
Yes, choice is the reason. Some of my...

Yes, choice is the reason. Some of my subscribers have mentioned they would like to view the site with ads enabled. That is likely due to the high quality & relevancy of the ads.

Your suggestion...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 12 Jun 2013, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By john2k
Zachery, thanks for all those details. What...

Zachery, thanks for all those details.

What I'm trying to do is to turn ads off for paid subscribers if they choose to turn them off. For the ads on/off switch I figured I would use a custom...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 12 Jun 2013, 21:24
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By john2k
Why do profile field variables work in some templates but not all?

If I put $post[field2] as the only text/code in the ad_showthread_firstpost template, the value of that field outputs in that location on the page. Basically, it works.

However, if I put that...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 09 Mar 2013, 09:18
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By john2k
vB Paid Subscriptions or Third Party mod?

I plan to soon start making paid subscriptions available on one of my forums and wanted to ask your opinions about whether it's better to use vBulletin's built-in paid subscription system or if there...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 05 Mar 2013, 06:52
Replies: 3,490
Views: 24,338,627
Posted By john2k
I have the "Auto-Moderation: Post Action" set to...

I have the "Auto-Moderation: Post Action" set to 'Moderate Post'

Not sure what else might be interfering in it.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 04 Mar 2013, 18:42
Replies: 3,490
Views: 24,338,627
Posted By john2k
SOM reports "5 Spammy Posts Automatically...

SOM reports "5 Spammy Posts Automatically Moderated" on my forums front page.... however, when I look in the moderation queue there is nothing.

Any idea what might be causing the auto moderated...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 28 Feb 2013, 04:10
Replies: 3,490
Views: 24,338,627
Posted By john2k
No other moderators on the site so I'm the only...

No other moderators on the site so I'm the only one with access to the moderation queue.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 28 Feb 2013, 03:19
Replies: 3,490
Views: 24,338,627
Posted By john2k
Possible Bug: I have Auto-Moderation: Post...

Possible Bug:

I have Auto-Moderation: Post Action set to Moderate Post. The SOM log shows that a spammy post was detected and set to moderated, however there are not posts or threads waiting to...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 12 Sep 2011, 06:57
Replies: 3,066
Chat Modifications VSa - ChatBox (AJAX)
Views: 1,123,296
Posted By john2k
Is it possible for a moderator without access to...

Is it possible for a moderator without access to the vBulletin Options section in the admincp to turn the chat off/on?

For example, maybe the chatbox moderator groups in the "Groups able to...
Forum: vBulletin 3.7 Add-ons 06 May 2010, 21:14
Replies: 1,244
Chat Modifications Cyb - ChatBox
Views: 391,540
Posted By john2k
Does anyone else notice the chatbox archive...

Does anyone else notice the chatbox archive attracting a very large number of bots?

I'm not sure what causes it, but I often have thousands of bots viewing my chatbox archive. Yesterday it was...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 10 Sep 2009, 00:36
Replies: 103
Views: 20,804
Posted By john2k
I agree with all of this. What initially got me...

I agree with all of this. What initially got me using a CDN was to offload hosting of static content, as you also mentioned a few times in this thread, in order to increase the performance of my...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 09 Sep 2009, 22:03
Replies: 103
Views: 20,804
Posted By john2k
I agree from an end-user standpoint but was...

I agree from an end-user standpoint but was commenting in regards to the business need that most CDNs appear to be working to solve. All of them seem to be focused on bringing the content as close...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 09 Sep 2009, 02:21
Replies: 103
Views: 20,804
Posted By john2k
The main goal with CDNs, the way I understand it,...

The main goal with CDNs, the way I understand it, is to reduce network latency by reducing the distance between the end user and the content.

CDNs reduce the distance over the wires that the data...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 09 Sep 2009, 01:00
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By john2k
Are you hosting from a residential Internet...

Are you hosting from a residential Internet account? If so, your IP might be policy blacklisted.

Two other possibilities might be that your IP is blacklisted for spam or maybe you do not have...
Forum: Modification Requests/Questions (Unpaid) 27 Jul 2009, 12:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By john2k
Hmmm.... no mod yet for this functionality?

Hmmm.... no mod yet for this functionality?
Forum: Modification Requests/Questions (Unpaid) 27 Jul 2009, 12:04
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By john2k
vB 3.8 - Moving Threads from Forums into Social Groups?

Does anyone know of a vB 3.8 mod that enables for forum threads to be moved into social groups?

Thanks in advance for any help with this.
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 15 Jul 2009, 03:55
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By john2k
Outbound member link tracking mod for 3.8?

Does anyone know of a mod available which modifies member posted links, within posts and within signatures, which enables easy tracking of outbound clicks?

What I'm looking for is to be able to...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 10 Mar 2009, 17:37
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By john2k
The following quick register mod seems to work...

The following quick register mod seems to work fine with 3.8.1pl1: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=181731
Forum: Modification Requests/Questions (Unpaid) 10 Mar 2009, 10:44
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By john2k
There is one for 3.7: Quick Register with Human...

There is one for 3.7: Quick Register with Human Verification (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=181731). I haven't tested it yet, but it might work for you with 3.8. On the last page...
Forum: Modification Graveyard 07 Mar 2009, 20:55
Replies: 307
Forum Home Enhancements Members who have visited today.
Views: 84,032
Posted By john2k
Is there any option to make the text: "Total...

Is there any option to make the text: "Total members that have visited the forum in the last 24 hours: ###" to be a link that points to another page which lists all the member names instead of...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 07 Feb 2009, 02:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,189
Posted By john2k
Perfect! Thank you very much! :)

Perfect! Thank you very much! :)
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 06 Feb 2009, 22:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,189
Posted By john2k
plugin hook location for "ad_showthread_firstpost" template?

I would like to insert the results of a plugin into ad_showthread_firstpost and am looking for the best hook location to use. Everything works perfectly when I use the global_start hook, but I see no...
Forum: General Hosting/Server Discussions 02 Nov 2007, 09:30
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By john2k
On the hosting side, you can simply turn off...

On the hosting side, you can simply turn off logging to prevent any activity on your site from being saved in web server access logs.

vB does save IP data. You can see that from within your...
Forum: General Hosting/Server Discussions 02 Nov 2007, 09:24
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By john2k
I've always been amazed with how much Site5 gives...

I've always been amazed with how much Site5 gives away with their shared plan. 750GB + 7.5TB is just plain crazy. They could never realistically support that. No way. Not for $7.50 per month.
...
Forum: Modification Graveyard 15 Oct 2007, 21:07
Replies: 889
Forum Home Enhancements Track Guest Visits
Views: 206,512
Posted By john2k
Does doing that only turn off the display of...

Does doing that only turn off the display of guest tracking data or does it completely stop the data from being tracked and saved in the database?

The option to turn off the extra guest tracking...
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